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What are the benefits of wearing school uniform?

What are the benefits of wearing school uniform?

Authored By Sandra Younger

Uniforms vary in appearance from school to school. Some schools require children to wear a more formal uniform, including blazers and ties; while others have a more casual approach, like a simple polo-shirt embroidered with the school logo. Although school uniform may not always be favoured by students, there are in fact a number of benefits associated with wearing a school uniform. Read on to learn why school uniform is an important part of school life… Improves Safety School uniforms help to increase student safety. For example, a uniform helps teachers to easily identify their students on a field trip...

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Is Scouts or Guides Right for my Child?

Is Scouts or Guides Right for my Child?

Authored By Sandra Younger

Girl Guides and Scouts have changed tremendously over the years. Once known as separate boys and girls organisations, the Scouts are now the largest co-educational youth movement in the UK. Guides, on the other hand, is still just for girls, but has modernised its core values. They have moved away from sewing, cooking and hostess badges and now offer new badges and activities to reflect the diversity of girls and modern life. The Girlguiding website explains that being ‘girls only’ means that the girls feel free to be themselves. They also say that Guides are never told that an activity...

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Top Tips to Remove Stains From School Uniform

Top Tips to Remove Stains From School Uniform

Authored By Sandra Younger

Now that the rush to buy new school uniform is over, parents are faced with a new challenge - those ever increasing piles of washing! Of course we don’t expect their brand new uniforms to stay clean for long, but how do they manage to get so messy? Tackling stubborn stains is a common chore for parents. From paint and pen, to grass and even tomato sauce, we are here to help you keep your child’s school uniform looking its best with these top tips… Pen A biro pen stain can cause panic, but if treated quickly, you can minimise...

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Eco-Schools and Eco-uniform

Eco-Schools and Eco-uniform

Authored By Sandra Younger

With a heightened focus on protecting the planet and preventing climate change, many schools across the world are making changes to become ‘Eco-schools’. Eco-Schools England is a global programme which aims to empower students to drive change and improve their environmental awareness. Becoming an ‘Eco-school, means working together to develop pupils’ skills and knowledge, as well as improve the school environment. A big part of this commitment means producing less waste and educating students on the importance of recycling. David Luke, one of the top school uniform suppliers in the UK, has recognised this eco-friendly movement by schools and in...

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5 Ways to Celebrate World Teachers Day

5 Ways to Celebrate World Teachers Day

Authored By Sandra Younger

World Teachers Day is a special event created by UNESCO (The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation) to celebrate educators and their passion for learning. World Teachers Day is celebrated annually on the 5th October by more than 100 countries across the world. While teachers deserve our appreciation every day of the year, this special day marks an opportunity for students, parents and staff to stop and reflect on the hard work and dedication of the teachers. It’s also an opportunity to show your gratitude for the important impact that teachers have on your children’s lives. There are many...

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